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Symetrix528E Single Channel Voice Processor
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Good audio (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (4)
    • Professional recording (4)
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    5.0

    Easiest Fix for Noise Floor!

    By Nicole the Narrator

    from Westchester County, NY

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Symetrix 528E Single Channel Voice Processor:

      I'm a professional narrator with a home studio. I use an M-Box mini with Pro Tools. Despite my best efforts at soundproofing, my noise floor became prohibitive. A client loaned me an older model of the Symetrix 528e and the difference is astonishing. It's pricey and the EQ functions aren't worth much, but the downward expansion, compressor and de-esser have increased my production standards exponentially and are absolutely worth the price.

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      5.0

      Fantastic, all-encompassing piece of gea

      By Sam

      from Brooklyn, NY

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Excellent Sound
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Symetrix 528E Single Channel Voice Processor:

      I'm using this with an Electrovoice RE20 into and MBox 2 (the new third-edition unit). Although the pre-amp isn't mind-blowing, it's certainly good for my purposes (podcasting), and having the rest of the features right there alongside the pre is fantastic. I'm particularly impressed by the downward-expander/gate. Only word of caution is you need to spend some real time futzing with the dials to find your ideal sound--it's worth the trouble I promise!

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      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A Female VoiceOver Essential

      By Ms.Divine

      from West Palm Beach , Florida

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Symetrix 528E Single Channel Voice Processor:

        At first I was hesitant because although I could learn about EQ,Compression etc..I really didn't understand it. So I asked my voice coach in NY about how I could I learn how to professionally enhance my voice on my own . He suggested this Symetrix, I never heard of it. He explained it contained all the EQ's, compress, gate ettc..that I needed to thicken,enhance, my voice with perfect clarity. After plugging it in, and once I heard myself I was amazed at how clear and resonant my voice sounded! It did all that I mentioned above and than some! It's easy to use, my voice now has quality sound behind it. This should be the "LBD" to any girls VO essentials. (little black dress). I love it!

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By King Zappa

        from Queens, New York

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio

          Comments about Symetrix 528E Single Channel Voice Processor:

          Must have excellent, I connnect to an RE20 voice over Mic...great for the big voice..

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          (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          V/O Standard

          By Jordan

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Broadcast
            • Professional Recording
            • Voice Over

            Comments about Symetrix 528E Single Channel Voice Processor:

            Having used the 528's extensively over the past several years through work and in my home studio, I can say this is a wonderful processor for most voice types. Though it sounds good out of the box, play around with it to get settings right (especially if your a stickler for perfect audio.) That being said it's easy to maintain your settings by printing off a few worksheets from the symetrix website and documenting things, especially if you use multiple mics or in broadcast situations. Best voice processor on the market for the money.

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